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Jerry Edward Owens, 79, of Springfield, Missouri, passed away peacefully on December 22, 2023. Jerry was born in
Gainesville, Missouri, to Donnie (Breeding) and Fred Owens on February 26, 1944.
He attended Rosedale High School in Kansas City, KS. Jerry then went on to attend college at Kansas State University
in Manhattan, KS. He earned a degree in Bakery Science and Management and worked for The Earth Grains Company
for 27 years. Jerry and his wife, Sandra, owned and operated Accent Rental Properties for 36 years in Springfield, Missouri.
Jerry married his high school sweetheart and love of his life, Sandra Carter, on August 24, 1963. They were married for
60 years and 4 months. They have two daughters, Jennifer Keel and Jane Owens.
He is preceded in death by his mother, father, two brothers, three nephews, and many other extended family members.
Jerry is survived by his wife, Sandra Owens; his two daughters, Jennifer Keel and Jane Owens; grandchildren, Tim and Hailey Schatz,
Jeremy Keel, and Makenzie Keel, as well as many more family and friends.
Jerry enjoyed spending time with his family, working at the bakery, rental properties, and relaxing at home while watching old
westerns on TV.
Jerry will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. His passing leaves a very large hole in his family.
Visitation will be held 4:00~6:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 27, 2023 at Walnut Lawn Funeral Home in Springfield, MO.
Graveside services will be at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, December 28, 2023, Center Point Cemetery in Gainesville, Missouri.In lieu of
flowers, memorial donations can be made to Center Point Cemetery in care of Century Bank of the Ozarks in Gainesville, Missouri.
His care has been entrusted to Walnut Lawn Funeral Home, Ltd. DeGraffenreid-Wood Crematory.

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